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A Novel Over-Current Protection Technique Applied to Peak-Current Type DC-DC Converter

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DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.26045    5,912 Downloads   10,020 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

The change of the over-current protection point of the power switches, caused by slope compensation, is analyzed in detail. It is discovered that the peak current protecting value increases as the duty cycle decreases. As a result, the safety operation of the switches is damaged greatly. A novel solution to improve over-current protection with constant peak current limitation is proposed by inducing synchronous slope compensation into the current limit function instead of the original constant voltage. The design principle and method of the protection circuit based on a UC3846 PWM controller for the interleaved dual-forward converter is presented. Experimental results are given to verify the analysis.

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Y. Fang, T. Wei, L. He, Y. Xie and Y. Xing, "A Novel Over-Current Protection Technique Applied to Peak-Current Type DC-DC Converter," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 6, 2010, pp. 352-356. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.26045.

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